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Guide for Archiving Web Pages

Added 25 March 2009
This guide is an introduction to a complex and constantly evolving subject for those who are responsible for relatively small numbers of closely-related web pages. Neither comprehensive nor professionally vetted, it is a brief overview by an interested amateur and is intended as a starting point for research on the topic.


  • Web-archiving

International Study on the Impact of Copyright Law on Digital Preservation (September 2008)

Added 9 March 2009
This study focuses on the copyright and related laws of Australia, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States and the impact of those laws on digital preservation of copyrighted works. It also addresses proposals for legislative reform and efforts to develop non-legislative solutions to the challenges that copyright law presents for digital preservation.

The study is a joint report of The Library of Congress National Digital Information, Infrastructure and Preservation Program, The Joint Information Systems Committee, The Open Access to Knowledge Law Project and The SURFfoundation.

This report was originally issued in July 2008. This updated version was released in September 2008 with minor corrections.


  • Copyright and licensing

Planetarium - Planets newsletter no. 6

Added 2 March 2009
Planetarium 6 contains a spotlight on the Planets Testbed, a controlled environment where preservation tools can be tested and evaluated. This issue also features articles about Planets beyond 2010 and the Planets all staff meeting. In addition you will find a list of Planets publications and presentations at events, including e.g. iPRES, ECDL2008, RCDL’08, and both the award winning Plato and the SIARD tools presentation are briefly described.


  • Long-term preservation
  • Reports

Harnessing the Power of Digital Data for Science and Society

Added 2 March 2009
The Interagency Working Group on Digital Data (IWGDD) of the National Science and Technology Council's(NSTC) Committee on Science has issued a report detailing a strategy to promote preservation of, and access to, digital scientific data. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) was one of the agencies that participated in the development of this report. Kenneth Thibodeau and Robert Chadduck of the Electronic Records Archives (ERA) Program Management Office served as NARA's representatives to this group.


  • Access

PREMIS - Preservation Metadata: Implementation Strategies (The Foundation Rinascimento Digitale Workshop)

Added 26 February 2009
Documents from Round Table at PREMIS / The Foundation Rinascimento Digitale Workshop (6th February 2009 Palazzina dell'Auditorium - Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei).


  • Metadata